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  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez virtually tied in new Colorado gubernatorial poll

    By Megan Schrader, The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    A recent telephone poll of 1,147 registered Colorado voters showed the Republican gubernatorial challenger Bob Beauprez and incumbent Democrat Gov. John Hickenlooper are in a dead heat for the state’s chief job. About 43 percent of those asked favored Hickenlooper in the November...

  • Hickenlooper: No special session on fracking

    By Megan Schrader, The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper sent out a statement Wednesday morning conceding talks of a legislative compromise to the oil and gas local control debate have failed. “Over the past several months, we have worked with a bipartisan coalition to explore a legislative compromise...

  • Council president wants Colorado Springs to explore electric power options

    by monica mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Colorado Springs City Council president Keith King does not want to sell the city's electric division but he does want to explore other options for the city's electric power, like buying natural gas on the market. In its deliberations over the future of the coal-fired Martin Drake...

  • 5th Congressional District challenger outpaces incumbent in campaign funds

    by Megan Schrader megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    DENVER - Congressman Doug Lamborn and his Democrat challenger Irv Halter each raised about $70,000 in June, according to second quarter reports filed Tuesday. But Halter has raised a commanding half-million dollars since he began his effort to unseat the incumbent and has a healthy...

  • Audit questions History Colorado's credit-card use

    The Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    DENVER — Employees at History Colorado have used staff credit cards meant for official functions to buy individual coffees and lunches, according to a state audit released Tuesday. The report found that History Colorado spent about $1 million for expenses classified as official...

  • House GOP prepares response to border crisis

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    WASHINGTON — House Republicans announced Tuesday they will recommend dispatching the National Guard to South Texas and speeding Central American youths back home as their response to the immigration crisis that's engulfing the border and testing Washington's ability to respond. The...

  • Effort to put anti-fracking measure on ballot fails

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    DENVER - Backers of a proposed ballot question to increase local regulation over the oil and gas industry threw in the towel Monday, admitting the group was unlikely to collect almost 86,000 signatures by the Aug. 4 deadline. The Colorado Community Rights Network was relying almost...

  • Colorado AG appeals adverse gay marriage rulings

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado's attorney general said Monday that it's only a matter of time until gay marriage is legal in his state, but he'll continue to defend his state's ban on the practice all the way to the state Supreme Court. John Suthers made the statements in an interview after he...

  • Woodland Park mayor resigns amid 'false allegations'

    by jakob rodgers and Emily Donovan The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

    Woodland Park's mayor resigned Monday amid accusations he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old boy while in a hot tub. David Turley, who was re-elected to a second term in April, maintained his innocence in a statement released Monday, noting that he will fight the allegations in court....

  • Sen. Udall, Rep. Gardner raise big money in Colorado Senate race

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Both major candidates in Colorado's U.S. Senate race are raising enormous amounts of money. Incumbent Mark Udall announced Monday that his campaign raised $3.1 million in the second quarter of the year. His campaign manager boasted in a memo that the Democrat would...

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